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Discussion in 'Military' started by Detective_Dan, Aug 15, 2011.

  1. Aug 16, 2011 at 3:35 AM
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    SoftShellTaco

    SoftShellTaco Well-Known Member

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    I know us flightline guys do it for all ranks but when it gets to TSgt only ranks above you "tack" you on.

    OP welcome to the best rank in the Air Force buddy! It's so good I took my SrA recert this year....missed SSgt by 0.6:annoyed: Damn you time in grade!
     
  2. Aug 16, 2011 at 4:10 AM
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    dexdawg

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    Congrats on getting SrA. Still get paid crap. Now comes testing for SSgt.
     
  3. Aug 16, 2011 at 4:29 AM
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    HIYota

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    Congrats on the promotion! Keep climbing the ranks!
     
  4. Aug 16, 2011 at 4:35 AM
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    fletch aka

    fletch aka www.BeLikeBrit.org

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    Congratulations :oldglory:
     
  5. Aug 16, 2011 at 4:38 AM
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    rex99

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    congrats!
     
  6. Aug 16, 2011 at 4:38 AM
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    Detective_Dan

    Detective_Dan [OP] Bam-Ba-Lam

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    Gotta make me feel bad, huh? Lol
     
  7. Aug 16, 2011 at 5:01 AM
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    Simon's Mom

    Simon's Mom Wag More Bark Less

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    Congratulations! :thumbsup:
     
  8. Aug 16, 2011 at 5:03 AM
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    gatlin69

    gatlin69 Retired?

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    Congrats...study hard, you can make E-5.
     
  9. Aug 16, 2011 at 5:03 AM
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    Pope953

    Pope953 That's a fact Jack!

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    Congrats man thats awesome!
     
  10. Aug 16, 2011 at 5:06 AM
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    jeckel7234

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    congrats man
     
  11. Aug 16, 2011 at 5:29 AM
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    Westdog976

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    Congrats! I just made civilian!!
     
  12. Aug 16, 2011 at 5:32 AM
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    RLDTACO

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    Congrats on your promotion! :oldglory:
     
  13. Aug 16, 2011 at 5:38 AM
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    KodiakToyTRD

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    Not at all! :eek: I pinned on E-4 and it stuck for 2.5 years then I got out...ya'll are makin me feel bad for getting out lol!
     
  14. Aug 16, 2011 at 5:42 AM
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    cc350

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    Congrats, and keep it movin!!
     
  15. Aug 16, 2011 at 5:46 AM
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    Westdog976

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    Joining was the best decision I ever made in my life... until I decided to get out!!

    Military was a great career move, but it doesn't have to be the final step in your career. Tons of opportunities out there, recession or not.

    Plus, I still serve my country... in Afghan as we speak!
     
  16. Aug 16, 2011 at 6:03 AM
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    KodiakToyTRD

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    The first few weeks after getting out were the worst. Now I've started college and I have a great part time job while using the Post 9/11 Bill. Hopefully I can do what I wanted to when I had planned the whole getting out scenario...become a civilian police officer, that's what the college classes are for.
     
  17. Aug 16, 2011 at 6:24 AM
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    Westdog976

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    Yeah, I was definitely stressing at first when I was half way done with my terminal leave and still hadn't gotten a call back from anywhere I applied to. Then, out of nowhere, I got a call back from three companies on the same day! The tables were turned and I had my pick of the litter; went with the lowest paying job because it required the least amount of work, which leaves more time for school!

    Now I do about a tenth of the work I did when I was in the military, make more, and have way more freedom. Not trying to brag, but I just want those who feel they can make it on their own to know that there are other options. I almost stayed in because of all the people who told me I couldn’t hack it in the ‘real’ world with the recession and all… so glad I didn’t listen.

    Enjoy it while you’re in, though! BEST TIME OF MY LIFE! Met some of the coolest people I know in the military! Thanks for what you guys do!
     
  18. Aug 16, 2011 at 11:04 AM
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    Detective_Dan

    Detective_Dan [OP] Bam-Ba-Lam

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    thanks everybody
     
  19. Aug 16, 2011 at 11:10 AM
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    okboatie1

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    OME 881's w/Dakar's, Deckplate mod, Debadged, door chime mod, 12V outlets always on,
    Congratulations! Hey, nice truck too Bro-;)
     
  20. Aug 16, 2011 at 11:19 AM
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    bailerc

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    congrats!
     
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